Apple is about to release iPhone 2.2 firmware soon. The Beta is already out.

It has Google street view, and the most requested feature: turn off auto correct. Apart from several bug fixes.

Cut and Paste is noticeably absent, which was suppose to be added in this release.

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It apparently can be jailbroken, but wait till its finally release..

Guide to Unlock & Jailbreak iPhone 2G for firmware 2.1, This is already working on 2.2 beta, but may be blocked by Apple before the final release.